Boxing Day Traditions

Merry Christmas! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas Day yesterday. I don’t know about you, but I’m still feeling full from that enormous Christmas dinner yesterday. I’m sure I can find room for some leftovers today, though, because that’s what Boxing Day is all about, isn’t it?! Before…

The Christmas Tag

Seeing as Christmas less than two weeks away (whaaat?!) I thought today would be a good day to answer a few Christmas questions! Lauren from Scrapbook Blog tagged me to answer the questions below… What’s your favourite Christmas movie? I would say Love Actually, but I think I have possibly…

10 Quick Tips to Know for Your First Ever Cruise

*This is a collaborative post. It’s always exciting when you’re planning to do something new. But it’s also natural to be nervous about the unknown, even if it’s something fun like a cruise. Luckily, our quick tips post covers everything, from planning, packing, and — perhaps most importantly — making…

5 Things I’ve Learned from 5 Months of Breastfeeding

It occurred to me last week that now that B is five months old, I have been breastfeeding for five whole months! Some of my breastfeeding journey has been just how I imagined (and hoped) it would be, but other things have been different. Here, I share five things I’ve…

Living Arrows {2018} 14/53

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a…

A rather unusual c-section birth story

She’s here. She’s safe. I’ll start with that as frankly things could have been very different. It appears we have been incredibly lucky. Sometime last week (or it could have been before then, I’ve lost all sense of time) I wrote about how my c-section was being brought forward because…

Helping Your Children With Embarrassing Problems

*This is a collaborative post. From time to time, all parents find that there is an issue which their child is having, and that it is an embarrassing one. When this happens, it can be a real trial for both parent and child, and you might feel that it is…